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Ron Moore Talks Past & Future Star Trek, Space 1999 Reboot, I Robot 2, Outlander & more in Reddit AMA [UPDATED] July 29, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Trek on TV , 37 comments

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Earlier today writer/producer Ronald D. Moore participated in a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" to promote his upcoming time-travel in Scotland show "Outlander" (premiering on Starz August 9th). While there he answered a number of questions about his time working on Star Trek as well as his thoughts on the future of the franchise (and his possible participation in that future). He also talked about some projects he has considered taking on, including rebooting Space: 1999. See below for some of the most interesting exchanges.

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IDW & BOOM! Announce Star Trek/Planet of the Apes Comic Crossover July 25, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Comics,TOS , 69 comments

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Today brings another announcement from San Diego Comic-Con, this time a surprising comics crossover with Star Trek and Planet of the Apes. Details below.

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Book Review: Fun With Kirk and Spock

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Humor,Review,TOS , 16 comments

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Welcome to your childhood, with some adult panache! Robb Pearlman sends up the very best of Star Trek (and its worst as well) in the new hootfest of a Star Trek parody book that is "Fun with Kirk and Spock."

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek: The City on the Edge of Forever #2 + Preview July 22, 2014

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,TOS , 22 comments

All past history has been changed and the machines of the ancients are traumatized! This week IDW Publishing releases the second installment of their adaptation of Harlan Ellison’s original teleplay for The City on the Edge of Forever. Chronometric spoilers, a preview, and more after the break.

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Star Trek Documentary With Lost Roddenberry Interview Footage Seeking Kickstarter Funding

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: History,TOS , 16 comments

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A lengthy rare interview with Gene Roddenberry that was believed to have been lost has now been found, and is hoped to become the basis for a new documentary on the birth of the Star Trek series he created. Catch a glimpse of the footage below, plus find out how you can help.

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TheCollective: Custom TOS Mini-Figs + Mirror Beach Towel + Sheldon Spock + Enterprise-A + more July 21, 2014

by James Edward , Filed under: Collectibles,DS9,ENT,Merchandise,TNG,TOS,Toys , 16 comments

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Whether you like to play Trek, display Trek, or even lay out on the beach with Trek, the good people at CBS are always finding new ways to bring Trek into your life. Continue below for all the latest Star Trek stuff, fresh from 3D printers, the mirror universe, shipyards, and the office of Doctor Sheldon Cooper.

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George Takei: Star Trek Cast Were ‘Cool’ About Him Being Gay + Talks Shatner Feud & Roddenberry [VIDEO] July 19, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Shatner,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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George Takei was on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher on  Friday night and his feud with Star Trek co-star William Shatner came up with Takei taking a few shots at Bill. He also talked about his attempt to get Gene Roddenberry to tackle LGBT issues. Watch the segment below.

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Patrick Stewart Joins Star Trek: TNG Reunions In Chicago and London – To Be Moderated By Shatner July 17, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Shatner,TNG , 7 comments

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Just announced today, Sir Patrick Stewart has signed on to appear at Chicago Comic Con on August 24th – completing their line-up for a full Star Trek: The Next Generation reunion. Even better it will be moderated by William Shatner. And Stewart has also signed on for a TNG reunion at the London Star Trek Destination con in October – also moderated by Shatner. Details below.

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TrekInk: Preview Star Trek Comics coming October 2014 July 16, 2014

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Star Trek (2009 film),TOS,Trek Franchise , 9 comments

This October, IDW Publishing will release a double helping of John Byrne’s Star Trek photo tales, the conclusion of Harlan Ellison’s original teleplay for The City on the Edge of Forever, and part four of the ongoing story arc featuring Q and the NuCrew. Read on for the details from the good folks at IDW.

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Cool Stuff: Gesture-Based Star Trek TOS Phaser Universal Remote July 15, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Merchandise,Replicas,TOS , 23 comments

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Ever wanted to shoot your TV? How about with a phaser? Well soon you will have your chance with a new original Star Trek series phaser remote control from those fine people at ThinkGeek. Details and photos below.

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TrekInk: Review of Ultimate Star Trek Doctor Crossover ‘Flesh and Stone’ + Preview

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,DS9,ENT,Review,TAS,TNG,TOS,VOY , 18 comments

When attendees of a Starfleet medical conference are infected by a terrifying contagion, Beverly Crusher, Julian Bashir and Katherine Pulaski, ably assisted by the Doctor, race against time to find a cure, discovering answers in the memory and experience of Leonard McCoy and Phlox. Prepare for spoilers in our review of the new “Star Trek: Flesh and Stone” comic, STAT.

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George Takei: Now Is Time For LGBT Character In Star Trek + Tried To Convince Roddenberry July 13, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: History,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,TOS,Trek Franchise , 152 comments

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George Takei has revealed that he tried to convince Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry to add a gay character to the TOS movies. More details below.

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Voyages About Nothing: How Seinfeld Influenced Star Trek’s Legacy July 12, 2014

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: DS9,Editorial,History,TNG,VOY , 25 comments

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Seinfeld is celebrating its 25th anniversary this month, and so TrekMovie takes a look at some of the connections between the groundbreaking sitcom and Star Trek.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek Ongoing #35: The Q Gambit Part 1 + 7-Page Preview July 8, 2014

by Fritz Kessler , Filed under: Comics,Review,Star Trek (2009 film),TNG , 39 comments

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Q is back, and this time he’s meddling with the affairs of the JJ-verse in a new six-part story arc in IDW’s Star Trek Ongoing series, which hits comic book stores on Wednesday! Get “Q’d” in on the first issue of The Q Gambit with a spoiler-filled review below – plus check out a 7-page preview.

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Delaware TV Station To FCC: Star Trek Re-Runs Address Local Community Issues July 7, 2014

by Brian Drew , Filed under: Great Links,TOS,Trek Franchise , 22 comments

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A television station found a novel way to adhere to FCC "public interest" regulations by claiming that airing certain episodes of Star Trek and some other re-runs are "matters of importance" to their local community. Find out how Star Trek is informing the citizens of Wilmington, Delaware below.

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Preview Of Star Trek Novels and E-book Novellas For Rest of 2014 + 2015

by James Edward , Filed under: Books,DS9,ENT,TNG,TOS,VOY , 17 comments

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Missing a regular dose of Trek in your life? Thankfully the Star Trek novel line continues to keep the Star Trek universe alive, with new adventures every month set after, and amongst, the events of the TV and film series. On top of that, the recently revived and expanded ebook line gives us an episode-feel novella every other month. So today TrekMovie takes a look at what is coming up in Star Trek fiction over the next year.

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Brannon Braga: Kirk’s More Fun Than Picard & Shatner More Fun Than Pine + Kirk v Picard POLL [UPDATED: Shatner Responds] July 5, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Star Trek (2009 film),TNG,TOS , 66 comments

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One of the biggest debates for fans is Kirk v Picard, but what is unusual is for one of the creative forces behind Star Trek to pick a side – but that is what Brannon Braga did in a recent interview. Find out what he had to say on that, Generations death threats and more – plus watch Braga talking about his latest space adventure – the new Cosmos (now out on Blu-ray).

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Watch: Captain Kirk’s Patriotic Speech From ‘Omega Glory’ July 4, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , 93 comments

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Today is the 4th of July – celebrated as Independence Day in the USA. In the future history of Star Trek, the USA ceased to exist after World War III, but the principles that founded the nation lived on. And being that James T. Kirk was born in Iowa (he only works in outer space) he shows pride for the former nation in a patriotic speech from the episode “The Omega Glory.” Watch it below.

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See Deep Space Nine in HD from TNG Season 6 on Blu-ray + Will We See DS9 Series on Blu-ray? July 3, 2014

by Matt Wright , Filed under: DS9,DVD/Blu-ray,TNG Remastered , 94 comments

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Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 6 on Blu-ray last Tuesday gave fans an exciting glimpse at the Deep Space Nine station (setting for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine) in high definition. You get to see the station inside and out, even Morn! See below for the DS9 in HD images, plus a discussion about what the future holds for DS9 in HD.

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Watch: Doug Drexler’s ‘Home Videos’ From Sets of Star Trek DS9 & Enterprise July 2, 2014

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: DS9,ENT , 25 comments

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Veteran Star Trek designer Doug Drexler has released a couple of new "Drex File" videos revealing rare behind the scenes glimpses of the sets from both Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Enterprise. Doug also offers some thoughts on DS9 (and JJ Abrams Trek). Get the details and videos below.

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